Most Affordable Colleges in the state of Texas for 2019

HINTS
State of Texas
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Texas residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Texas residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Texas.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 University of North Texas at Dallas $9,400 Image $28,000 66% 2,687 980 73.97%
2 Texas A & M International University $10,900 Image $18,000 39% 6,799 1,005 49.59%
3 Midland College $11,700 Image $12,700 8% 5,564 N/A N/A
4 North American University $13,000 Image $23,600 45% 340 N/A 100%
5 Texas Woman's University $13,200 Image $19,600 33% 10,310 1,005 85.71%
6 Texas A & M University-Commerce $13,300 Image $23,000 42% 8,494 1,055 34.54%
6 University of Houston-Victoria $13,300 Image $19,600 32% 3,273 930 48.81%
8 Rice University $13,700 Image $59,600 77% 4,001 1,528 15.86%
8 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley $13,700 Image $20,500 33% 24,220 1,025 80.48%
10 Wiley College $14,100 Image $24,700 43% 1,323 N/A N/A
11 Paul Quinn College $14,400 Image $18,300 21% 519 850 54.31%
11 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin $14,400 Image $21,700 34% 6,065 1,030 89.46%
13 Sul Ross State University $14,600 Image $26,900 46% 2,294 950 99.63%
14 Midwestern State University $15,000 Image $20,700 28% 5,330 1,035 81.4%
15 Jarvis Christian College $15,500 Image $23,800 35% 909 N/A N/A
15 Prairie View A & M University $15,500 Image $25,500 39% 7,975 960 78.93%
15 Sam Houston State University $15,500 Image $22,800 32% 18,416 1,070 74.39%
18 Stephen F Austin State University $15,700 Image $21,300 26% 10,985 1,080 65.43%
19 The University of Texas at San Antonio $16,100 Image $24,800 35% 26,444 1,125 79.46%
20 Texas A&M University-Texarkana $16,400 Image $20,700 21% 1,610 1,075 53.85%
21 Texas College $16,500 Image $20,800 21% 992 N/A N/A
22 Texas A & M University-Kingsville $16,600 Image $24,000 31% 6,785 1,025 84.13%
22 West Texas A & M University $16,600 Image $21,400 22% 7,394 1,075 61.36%
24 Angelo State University $16,800 Image $19,500 14% 8,719 1,005 73.59%
25 Texas State University $16,900 Image $22,000 23% 34,180 1,125 72.98%
26 The University of Texas at Tyler $17,000 Image $20,900 19% 7,440 1,160 64.99%
27 University of Houston $17,100 Image $25,400 33% 37,215 1,205 61.11%
28 University of North Texas $17,300 Image $25,700 33% 31,448 1,170 72.41%
29 The University of Texas at Arlington $17,400 Image $26,000 33% 33,307 1,164 71.22%
29 The University of Texas at Dallas $17,400 Image $28,400 39% 18,470 1,335 76.03%
31 The University of Texas at Austin $18,000 Image $24,900 28% 40,492 1,340 36.49%
32 Lamar University $18,100 Image $23,400 23% 9,268 1,045 81.65%
32 Trinity University $18,100 Image $58,800 69% 2,395 1,354 38.44%
34 Tarleton State University $18,700 Image $20,800 10% 11,288 1,045 50.38%
34 The University of Texas at El Paso $18,700 Image $24,200 23% 21,341 1,015 100%
36 Arlington Baptist University $19,000 Image $30,200 37% 160 N/A N/A
37 Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi $19,300 Image $21,800 11% 10,170 990 60.46%
38 East Texas Baptist University $19,900 Image $40,400 51% 1,421 1,050 54.42%
39 Austin College $20,200 Image $55,100 63% 1,214 1,252 52.16%
40 St. Mary's University $21,500 Image $43,700 51% 2,327 1,145 79.9%
41 Texas Tech University $21,700 Image $25,800 16% 30,737 1,180 69.18%
42 Texas A & M University-College Station $22,300 Image $28,700 22% 53,065 1,277 70.54%
42 Texas Lutheran University $22,300 Image $44,700 50% 1,359 1,070 48.53%
44 Our Lady of the Lake University $23,000 Image $47,400 51% 1,342 1,005 91.3%
44 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor $23,000 Image $42,300 46% 3,333 1,110 78.84%
46 Lubbock Christian University $23,600 Image $35,400 33% 1,484 1,095 94.07%
47 McMurry University $24,100 Image $39,300 39% 1,105 1,015 43.35%
48 Howard Payne University $24,600 Image $41,900 41% 981 1,040 59.17%
49 Texas Southern University $25,100 Image $25,500 2% 7,967 850 66.66%
50 Dallas Christian College $25,400 Image $40,800 38% 231 1,029 40.09%
50 Hardin-Simmons University $25,400 Image $40,800 38% 1,742 1,080 81.77%
52 Huston-Tillotson University $25,500 Image $28,900 12% 1,052 950 29.81%
53 Dallas Baptist University $25,700 Image $42,300 39% 3,161 1,130 39.42%
53 Southwestern University $25,700 Image $54,100 52% 1,396 1,233 43.14%
55 Abilene Christian University $25,800 Image $48,600 47% 3,666 1,150 58.06%
56 University of Dallas $26,000 Image $54,300 52% 1,450 1,272 47.45%
57 Southwestern Adventist University $26,200 Image $33,800 23% 798 1,045 62.37%
58 Southern Methodist University $26,400 Image $77,500 66% 6,452 1,381 48.77%
59 University of the Incarnate Word $26,600 Image $50,300 47% 5,994 1,035 93.85%
60 University of St Thomas $27,700 Image $47,000 41% 1,816 1,160 80.94%
61 Wayland Baptist University $28,000 Image $34,400 19% 3,561 1,010 98.76%
62 Southwestern Assemblies of God University $28,600 Image $34,200 16% 1,790 1,025 27.88%
63 Texas Wesleyan University $29,100 Image $46,300 37% 1,674 1,055 34.27%
64 Concordia University-Texas $29,900 Image $45,500 34% 1,723 1,070 88.78%
65 LeTourneau University $30,300 Image $45,100 33% 2,611 1,192 47.08%
66 Texas Christian University $31,400 Image $67,900 54% 9,011 1,288 41.08%
67 Baylor University $31,800 Image $62,300 49% 14,316 1,323 38.95%
68 Houston Baptist University $32,600 Image $45,100 28% 2,316 1,115 69.01%
69 Schreiner University $36,300 Image $39,600 8% 1,249 1,065 92.36%
70 Saint Edward's University $39,200 Image $58,700 33% 3,941 1,190 84.18%
School data from 2016-2017
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